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Pfc. Durwood Blackmon


Durwood Blackmon was a military journalist, who passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014. He was a resident of Abingdon, Virginia at the time of his passing.

2-6th Cav Soldiers take a ‘Spur-Ride’ in Iraq

Soldier's sights were locked on the highly coveted spurs of the cavalry. However, they must successfully traverse a series of tribulations known as the 'Spur-Ride'.

High Tech Aerial Surveillance Aids in Saving Lives on The Ground

In the past few years, the Army has added a new tool to their arsenal which aids in combating enemy strategy and saving Soldiers lives.

Nearly 200 Soldiers Take Reenlistment Oath on Historic Sept. 11th

Lurking behind a formation of eager Soldiers, helicopters shadowed 177 members of Task Force Wings who took their oath of reenlistment at a ceremony held for them Monday, Sept. 11th at Contingency Operating Base Speicher.